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Debian: DSA-3347-1: pdns security update

Date 02 Sep 2015
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Pyry Hakulinen and Ashish Shakla at Automattic discovered that pdns, an authoritative DNS server, was incorrectly processing some DNS packets; this would enable a remote attacker to trigger a DoS by sending specially crafted packets causing the server to crash.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3347-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                       Sebastien Delafond
September 02, 2015                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : pdns
CVE ID         : CVE-2015-5230

Pyry Hakulinen and Ashish Shakla at Automattic discovered that pdns,
an authoritative DNS server, was incorrectly processing some DNS
packets; this would enable a remote attacker to trigger a DoS by
sending specially crafted packets causing the server to crash. 

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.4.1-4+deb8u3.

For the testing distribution (stretch) and unstable distribution
(sid), this problem has been fixed in version 3.4.6-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your pdns packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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